A federal judge in Florida has ended a 10-year legal battle over the drownings of two people whose deaths inspired a landmark court ruling on beach safety.

The victims’ families had sued the city of Miami Beach for not warning about dangerous beach conditions and not providing lifeguards. Despite a negotiated settlement between the city and the families, the insurance carrier refused to pay damages, triggering years of legal spatting.

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